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i can't get enough pink. come on, everyone. buy raspberry 5-hour energy benefitting living beyond breast cancer. come on, let's support pink. looks good, doesn't it? your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald we're all going to miss him. we all cared about him. >> friends and family stunned after a teen is killed at the hands of sheriff's deputies. good afternoon, i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 13-year-old andy lopez was shot and killed in a confrontation with deputies in santa rosa. authorities say he was carrying a fake rifle when it all happened. cate caugiran is live up in
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santa rosa where friends and family are trying to make sense of it all. cate. >> reporter: this is where the boy was shot and killed by sonoma county deputies. if you want to take a look in his place now, it's just a candle lit memorial and stuffed animals to honor a young life lost. family and friends hold each other in disbelief. >> really good friend of mine. knowing that now he's gone. it's really hard. [ crying ] >> reporter: they are grieving the loss of this boy, 13-year- old andy lopez. >> he always used to like make us laugh and all that. >> reporter: sonoma county sheriff's department said he was shot and killed by deputies tuesday afternoon. he was spotted carrying a rifle that turned out to be fake. deputies say they told him several times to drop the weapon. they say he did not comply and they shot him. neighbors say up to 7 times.
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>> they told me it was andy. i was like shocked. i was, like, how can this happen, like, why? >> reporter: lopez fell to the ground on top of the rifle. he was pronounced dead on the scene. it was only after they uncovered weapon deputies discovered it was a fake seen here in this photo. >> there's a difference between a cold heart killer walking down the street with a gun and that little kid walking down the street with a bb gun. >> reporter: deputies say they also found a plastic gun in his waistband. neighbors gathered around the memorial angry about what happens. this mother said it happened in front of her house. >> don't let your children play with toy guns, period. period. >> reporter: the deputies involved in the shoot were placed on administrative leave. we know that the santa rosa police department will be handling this investigation. we have reached out to them and are waiting for them to return our calls. live in santa rosa, cate caugiran, kpix 5.
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happening right now, the ntsb has temporarily closed multiple bart stations to reenact the accident that killed two bart workers last saturday. train traffic is being derailed in the east bay because of it. anne makovec is at the walnut creek bart station where investigators are searching for answers. >> reporter: the station closures are in effect for about 3.5 hours this afternoon from now until 3:30 and eventually the ntsb is going to be on the tracks reenacting that deadly accident when one bart worker and one contractor were killed at about 2 p.m. on saturday. they were up there trying to repair a dip in the track when the train hit and killed them both. some of the things that have come out over the past 48 hours, they were working with simple approval so they are responsible for their own safety out there. one was the lookout. as far as who was driving the train, it was a bart manager,
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being trained to operate during the bart strike. now, everything on the train itself appeared to be in working order preliminarily at least from the ntsb. it did look like there was an attempt at an emergency stop. bart trains will not run today because of this reenactment. we are talking about lafayette, walnut creek and pleasant hill. those three stations will be closed between 12 and 3:30. there's going to be a bus bridge making the loop between those stations every 15 minutes. here's some advice from bart. >> we want that make sure everyone understands it's going to add significant time to your travel. if you can, just drive straight to lafayette or orinda or somewhere where you can avoid the bus bridge. but parking is very difficult in the middle of the day, it's a crap shoot. >> reporter: now, most bart riders that we spoke to did not know this was going on. there are going to be significant delays. so if you know anybody who is planning on taking it this afternoon between those three
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stations, do give them the heads up. it's going to be like this until 3:30 this afternoon. and as far as that investigation it could take a year to complete. live in walnut creek, anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> we are getting new details on the deal between bart and its unions that finally got trains rolling again. it includes more than a 15% wage increase over four years and pension contributions ranging from one to 4%. the unions are not expected to vet until next week. the bart board must also approve. governor jerry brown has stepped in once again to put off another bay area strike. this time, he ordered a 60-day cooling-off period for ac transit. just this morning, an alameda county superior court judge approved the governor's request. that means ac transit workers will not able to strike for another 60 days. the move comes just days before the 1600 workers plan to walk off the job. the san francisco city gardener accused of running over a woman in holly park is
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expected to be arraigned today. 58-year-old thomas burnoski has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and hit-and-run. christine svanemyr was struck and killed last month while lying in the grass with her baby. cal/osha is resuming its investigation into the accident that killed a worker at the new 49ers stadium in santa clara. donald white died in june. investigators had decided there was no violation in connection with his death. but now osha says there are new questions. this month's death of worker edward lake is also under investigation. chp officers out in force on highway 101 conducting a special zero tolerance day. they are looking for distracted drivers and speeders. officers will cover the highway from the redwood valley in mendocino county down to the silicon valley. police say distracted drivers killed 6 people including a pregnant woman and young child. it happened at a busy intersection yesterday in lodi. witnesses say the man who
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caused it was going 80 miles per hour using a cell phone at the time. six vehicles were involved. 12 other people were injured. the very morning tenants of a luxury san rafael home were supposed to be evicted, firefighters found it in flames. and the tenants were nowhere to be found. the fire lit up the sky early yesterday morning on seaview drive. more than 30 firefighters fought the flames that engulfed the nearly 4,000-square-foot home. authorities found the couple a few hours later at a resort outside marin. they told investigators almost everything was already moved out. the owner of the home had sued to evict the couple for allegedly not meeting the terms of the lease. the fire caused about $650,000 in damage. tech experts are working day and night trying to get the healthcare.gov website running. health and human services officials are briefing congress on the issue this morning. as tara mergener reports, lawmakers want to know why the
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launch failed. >> reporter: obama administration officials briefed congressional democrats this morning on what is being done to improve the health insurance website. >> i don't believe that the president's going to allow days and weeks to go by without marked improvement in the website's capabilities. >> disappointing. >> reporter: republicans were not invited to the session. >> clearly, there's problems with the website. but i'm going to argue that the problems go much further. >> reporter: healthcare.gov is set up to allow americans to shop for health insurance. but it has been plagued with problems. house republicans released a video they say includes actual excerpts from an online help chat with a potential customer. >> looking to save and continue does not allow me to move forward. >> don't lose your sanity over this website. try it. if it doesn't work, walk away. try it tomorrow. >> reporter: some gop lawmakers including congressman paul ryan are calling for health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius to resign.
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but in an interview she put the focus on fixing healthcare.gov. >> people are frustrated with a website but the product is there. the prices are good. >> reporter: the deadline for mandatory insurance is march 31. but many are calling for the obama administration to extend the open enrollment period because of so many problems with the website. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> a spokesman for speaker boehner says officials from the department of health and human services are now trying to work out the details to brief republicans about what's now being done to improve healthcare.gov the website good news for people struggling to keep up with soaring college tuition. the silver lining for students. >> from the guest list to the godparents, how william and kate are breaking royal tradition in having their son baptized. hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. fog is breaking up. it's going to be warm.
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earnings reports has slowedn the rally on wall street. ae look at the big board. the w is down _ o a mixed batch of earnings reports have slowed down the rally on wall street today. a live look right now. you see the dow is down nearly 50 points. 46 and a little change. s&p 500 also down after setting a record high the last four trading sessions. students at public universities are getting a break. well, sort of. in-state tuition has increased less than 3% this year. that's the smallest increase since is the 75. for the past few decades tuition has increase annually at about 8%. the average cost of a public four-year college this year, $8,900. shoppers hoping to get a little jump on black friday deals can add a few more stores to the less.
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kohl's joining walmart, macy's, j.c. penney, and some others who are opening their doors at 8 p.m. thanksgiving day. most people shop from home or their office. for the first time, more customers are expected to shop online for the holidays than in the stores. and if you want free shipping from amazon be prepared to spend a few more dollars. the online retailers just raised the minimum order from $25 to $35. it's a push to get customers to sign up for amazon prime. the service costs $79 a year and comes with free two-day shipping. all eyes are back on britain's newest heir to the this thrown. william and kate just had their son baptized, prince george. alfonso van marsh in london with the latest look at the royal family. >> reporter: little prince george arrived at st. james palace with his parents wearing a lace, silk and satin gown for his baptism. they opted for a small family affair including his parents and hers, siblings and, of
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course, her majesty the queen. no tv cameras were allowed in the chapel for the 45-minute ceremony. just one chosen photographer who snapped the only pictures of the future king being splashed with water from the river jordan. photos from the private event will be released on thursday for the first time in more than 100 years, four generations of the royal family were photographed together. the archbishop of canterbury said it was an honor to baptize the third in line to the this loan. >> it was a gift to look forward to the royal life. >> today is quite significant. william has broken with tradition and having the christening here. >> reporter: the duke and duchess have named 7 godparents for the little prince including old friend from school and the queen's granddaughter. alfonso van marsh, cbs news, london. >> grandparents prince charles and camilla hosted a private
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tea near the chapel after the ceremony ended. >> lawrence karnow here with your fog report. >> yes. i don't know how much people like the fog. i mean, it's been very thick the last couple of days. and it's been cold especially toward the coastline but what a drastic change in the temperatures as you head to the valleys again today. i think we get back into the 80s. outside the fog is just beginning to break up in some spots. you can see a lot of clouds over the bay bridge right now. the temperatures just slowly warming up a little behind what we had yesterday. 66 degrees. we have some sunshine in livermore. 62 in concord. 51 degrees in oakland. 55 degrees still some lingering clouds into san jose. as we head toward the afternoon, skies becoming mostly sunny and mild temperatures again, cool at the coastline and then dense fog likely to make a return again for tonight and just some minor changes over the next couple of days maybe more so as we head in toward the latter part of the weekend. right now a blocking ridge of high pressure sits overhead sending the jet stream well to the north. so not much change at least in the short term. as we get into next week we
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talk about the prospects of getting back to rain but for now staying dry it looks like the fog is going to make a return later on tonight and into tomorrow morning. well, the hurricane we have been watching down off the coast of mexico now a tropical storm beginning to weaken somewhat. you can see a lot of the moisture making its way along the coastline so they are watching the potential for more flooding. the latest track moves it further and further away from the coastline. looks like it is moving back to the pacific. we have nice weather toward the afternoon in the south bay. about 74 degrees becoming mostly sunny in san jose. but if you head to the beach today it will be very cool. highs there again only in the 50s. you will see much warmer weather in the valleys. how about this? mid-80s into livermore. about 83 in brentwood. 79 degrees in pleasant hill. and about 75 degrees in the napa valley. as you head inside the bay those temperatures will be cool. well below the average in san francisco at about 62 degrees. but out at the beach in daly city, not much in the way of
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clearing. about 56 degrees, cold and damp. should be sunny and bright in santa rosa this afternoon. checking in at about 77 degrees. as we look out over the next couple of days, we are going to see a lot of sunshine coming our way at least away from the immediate coastline. the temperatures may cool down just slightly on thursday and friday. a few more clouds likely to make their way in our direction towards saturday and sunday. a weak low pressure system going to work just to the south of us that may throw more clouds in the forecast and cool down the temperatures. and oddly enough, the atmosphere may get cold enough may help to mix out the low clouds and fog. more sunshine and nice weather coming our way on monday and tuesday. well, it's been a very dry few months around the bay area. and in san jose, roberta gonzales with mobile weather shows us how wild pigs are to blame for destroying a golf course because of the very dry weather conditions. reporter: yes, lawrence. mobile weather. we rolled up to the almaden valley and we're here at the golf course here where currently we have clear skies the fog is burned off.
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it is 60 degrees. lots of blue skies. great day for golf. or is it? as were you saying, lawrence, it's been very dry and so what has been happening, the wild ferrell pigs, we have done stories about them before, but this is different, the feral pigs are in search of water. they can't find it in the mountains so they are coming to the almaden country club and they are in search of water. look at this devastation that's done to this golf course. to tell us more about it is the general manager mr. robert sparks. good afternoon. >> good afternoon. >> reporter: this is incredible damage done here. >> we have had about almost a month's worth of damage in the last week it's accelerated at one point on friday we had 40 wild pigs in this area alone. they have destroyed couple of fairways. they have done damage to our greens. and it's a big concern to the club. >> reporter: so what can you do? >> well, we're right now erecting a fence to help prevent them from coming in. we have sprayed the golf course
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to try and prevent grubs from digging them up. we're working with hold government agencies and our neighborhood to assist us in us problem. >> reporter: you did give me a drive around the neighborhood and i was flabbergasted when i saw the amount of damage done to the residences and you and i ran into some pigs ourselves. >> we ran into five large bores and mother pigs that were probably 250, 300 pounds. very large. they are aggressive. they are very smart. and they have great memory. so they are formidable creatures to deal with. >> reporter: i'm concerned with not only the damage done to your beautiful golf course here but also, to the neighborhood. we have halloween right around the corner. we will have children trick or treating. and we have these wild bores taking over! >> we have concern about the same as you do, our -- our employees are members walking the course, our neighbors taking jogs. it is a concern. >> reporter: it is a concern.
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and again, this is all because of the current drought situation. these wild pigs need to find water somewhere. and we're reporting from san jose. roberta gonzales, kpix 5. >> it's amazing how much they have destroyed. >> they have torn the place up. >> and overnight in some instances. it's bad. >> hope they get it under control. well, we'll be right back. ,,
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tantillo shows you how to pk the best red globe grape.
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celebration for a fall favorite is back in the grocery stores. fresh grocer tony tantillo shows you how to pick the best red globe grapes. >> reporter: well, today's tip of the day is going to be is with red globe games. it's a fresh fall variety that hasn't been in cold storage. there are a few that come out late september, early october and this is one of them. they are called red globe grapes because that's the shape and they're red and they're really big. they have seeds, but you know what? don't let that stop from you buying them. they are fantastic loaded with flavor. let's talk about selection and storage. when you buy the red grapes, nice and red all the way around. the stem nice and green. make sure it's free from any shriveling whatsoever and the bigger the better. when you bring them home like all grapes you want to make sure you store them, here's the key now, you have to store these grapes in the refrigerator right away. now, some people like these grapes at room temperature because of the size and the texture inside. but either way, you're going to love them. the red globe grapes in the fall, enjoy. and i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy.
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a big celebration for twin giants panda cubs. their special gift on this milestone day. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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own names--"may lun" and "m whaa" today marks their one- first set of panda twins born at the atlanta zoo now have their own names? it's may lon and may wa. they are 100 days old a
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milestone in the chinese tradition when they are named. they originate from the chinese word meaning beautiful and magnificent. >> cute. coming up at 5:00, hundreds of dogs killed from eating tainted treats. why health officials are having a hard time finding the source of the outbreak. that and more at 5. >> the fog going to clear? >> it's going to clear. not at the coast. very chilly at the coast. >> okay. >> that's too bad. >> oh, well, have a great afternoon anyway, everyone. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com
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>> hope: you don't feel good about it. i can sense it. and you're not going to be okay with it. you're going to carry this around until bill is back with aunt katie where he belongs. >> brooke: she threw him out, told him to leave. how many times do i have to tell you this? >> hope: you can say it until you're blue in the face, but it doesn't make it any more okay. the fact is, you are livthinwi your sister's husband, and it's wrong. [ knock on door ] >> justin: hey. >> bill: surprise, surprise. katie's in a meeting. she'll be back in a while. >> justin: oh, good, good. i can speak my mind. >> bill: well, this should be entertaining. >> justin: i've been putting out fires left and right. distributors, overseas networks, investors -- they're all wondering when you're coming back. >> bill: well, in the words of the termor

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